Nubia Z5 Smartphone with Quad-Core chip unveiled in China

ZTE sub-brand Nubia recently leaked the new Nubia Z5 Smartphone which is support to get its official debut today. The new Nubia Z5 is expected to be launched at a press event in Beijing today. It is another 5-inch 1080p Android smartphone that will probably not make it way stateside, or if it does it will be getting a name change before hitting the U.S. market.

Nubia Z5 SmartphoneThe Nubia Z5 was created in collaboration with famed Italian designer Stefano Giovannoni, it comes equipped with a 5-inch Full HD display which is hosted by a ultra slim aluminum frame that measures only 7.6mm thick. The smartphone will be powered by Qualcomm’s 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of RAM and 32GB on internal storage.

There’s an impressive 13-megapixel camera with a F2.2 lens with five-element optics by Konica Minolta, plus separate touch focus and touch exposure in the app, the handset has a 2-megapixel camera on the front which will also be able to capture videos.

As Nubia’s first phone we have no idea if it will be available in the United States, but we know that the Chinese version of the Z5 will support both CDMA2000 (800MHz, for China Telecom) and WCDMA (2100MHz, for China Unicom); there’s also talk of an international version with LTE support, it will support WiFi connectivity plus a MHL output to beam content to a larger screen when necessary.

The Nubia Z5 will be available in the colors of matte black or glossy white, and once available it will be sold online or from local stores for the price of ¥3,456 (about $550).